Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 4)

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  1. Lamorinda Community Invited to Help Contra Costa County Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    Members of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230, will kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign by fanning out across the county with boots in hand. For this year's Fill the Boot, members of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 are making an effort to raise $100,000 over the course of two days to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's mission here in the Bay Area.

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  2. Goat Herding for Contra Costa PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    ... a call recently asking her to help with traffic control on the busy Highway 4 Bypass in deep eastern Contra Costa County involving the goat herding of approximately 480 goats. Yes, all the goats made it across the highway safely to continue their ...

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  3. Eye on the East Bay: Oakley 911 call hits close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Patrice Witty, a dispatcher for the Contra Costa County sheriff, was working the East County radio station when the CHP requested a "Code 3 cover" around 4 a.m. May 12 on Empire Avenue in Oakley. A California Highway Patrol officer was in pursuit of a stolen car that was stuck at that location.

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  4. West Contra Costa district averts tutor layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... charter petition for Summit K2 in 2014 but Summit went on to receive approval for the school from the Contra Costa County Office of Education. Kronenberg, as she has in the past, raised the issue of partnering opportunities that might help the ...

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  5. Pittsburg: Police look for residents of marijuana grow house that caught fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Police and fire personnel are investigating whether or not a marijuana growing operation contributed to a one-alarm fire at a home in Pittsburg Thursday evening, a fire official said Friday. Firefighters responded to a report around 6 p.m. of a fire in the 300 block of Gull Place, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said.

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  6. Hike to an East Bay Hidden Gem, Port CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | 7x7

    Never heard of Port Costa- the tiny, hidden gem in the northern reaches of Contra Costa County? While seemingly off the beaten path, this gorgeous hike is surprisingly accessible. You'll walk into Port Costa from nearby Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline Park, but, unfortunately, there is no practical way to get to the trailhead via public transportation.

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  7. Guest commentary: The tragic situation of the Rohingya muslim community in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... atrocities committed in her own country against the Rohingya Muslim community. The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County issued a statement demanding the protection of the rights of the Rohingya Muslim community. This writer was contacted by an ...

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  8. Vehicle stop in Vallejo leads to three arrestsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... When officers ran the Vehicle Identification Number on the Protege, the vehicle was reported stolen from Contra Costa County as of May 2, officers said. When the vehicle was searched, police found a backpack on the floorboard that contained two ...

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  9. Unions lose a big oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | RecordNET

    ... have gotten too big for their britches. SacBee's Dan Walters has a nuanced take about the politics of Contra Costa County. "Its voter registration is lopsidedly Democratic, but that reflects the cultural liberalism of affluent suburbanites rather ...

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  10. Why Oakland Police Can't Solve CrimeRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | AltWeeklies

    It's not just because OPD is understaffed, it's also because the department prefers to use its resources on patrolling poor neighborhoods. If one mayor represented all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, that person's 2.5 million constituents would live in the country's fourth-largest city.

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  11. Contra Costa County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    This year the Contra Costa County Fair will transport you to "FAIRadise" Check out amazing Contra Costa County exhibitors by catching one of the many livestock shows, tour exhibit halls, and catch all the fun & action at the annual Junior Livestock Auction.

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  12. Friday Must Reads: Grand Jury Probes PG&E's Cozy Relationship...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | East Bay Express

    ... price in Alameda County reached $690,000 last month , the Mercury News $ reports. The median price in Contra Costa County rose to $490,000. 3. Tax proceeds from the sale of real estate have boosted Oakland's finances. The Trib $ reports that the ...

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  13. West County teachers call for salary boost, decry charter proliferationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to be prudent about increasing spending. The district has the largest number of charters by far in Contra Costa County and trustees have rejected charter petitions in the past that have later been approved by the county Office of Education. United ...

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  14. California politics: Labor Democrats already on attack against Steve GlazerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Glazer's votes will be too important to ignore in a body that has only 40 members, said Canciamilla, now Contra Costa County's clerk-recorder. Also working in Glazer's favor is a new law giving senators up to 12 years in office, which could make it ...

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  15. San Mateo Bridge, BART weekend closures plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Major highway projects and BART track work will delay and detour travelers over the Memorial Day weekend through early Monday morning. The major work includes closing the San Mateo Bridge, shutting down the BART rail link between the Fruitvale and Coliseum stations and closing a portion of Highway 160 to the Antioch Bridge in East Contra Costa County.

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  16. Home sales, prices jump in Bay Area at start of spring buying seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... it increased elsewhere, too: $1,024,000 in San Mateo County, $640,000 in Alameda County and $480,500 in Contra Costa County. “Prices aren't rising as fast as they were a year or two ago,” LePage said, “but the median sale price ...

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  17. Major California Newspapers Provide Misinformation About May 19 Special Legislative ElectionRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Ballot Access News

    On May 19, California held a special election to fill the vacant State Senate seat, 7th district, in Contra Costa County. Steve Glazer, an anti-union Democrat, was elected.

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  18. In brief: First monthly Alzheimer's lecture June 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Friday, May 22. For information, call 925-671-3495. "Welcome to FAIRadise" is the theme for this year's Contra Costa County Fair which will take place Friday through Sunday, May 28-31, at the County Fairgrounds, 1201 W. 10th St., in Antioch. The ...

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  19. Congrats To Contra Costa Emergency ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    ... form of heart attack in the U.S. every year, and heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Contra Costa County. For more information about EMS, visit cchealth.org/ems . For more information about the American Heart Association's Mission: ...

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  20. Silicon Valley home prices hit record highs, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... all nine counties, according to figures released by CoreLogic, the real estate information service. In Contra Costa County, the $490,000 median represented a $20,000 increase over March and the highest it's been since last summer. All in all, it was ...

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